West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel was prohibited for the first four one-day internationals against England.

In response, Root told Gabriel:”Don’t use it as an insult. You’ll find not anything wrong with being gay.”

It requires Gabriel demerit points into eight in a yearlong period.

West Indies sponsor England in a five-match ODI series starting on 20 February.

The comment by Gabriel wasn’t acquired and Root, 28, denied to explain day three what had been said afterwards play.

Gabriel was charged under article 2.13, which pertains to the personal abuse of a person, player support personnel, umpire or match referee throughout an global match.

Gabriel acquired three points and was also fined 75 percent of his match fee, by accepting the fee.

He had five points from two episodes – he also received three in a Test against Pakistan in two and April 20 17 in a Test against Bangladesh in November.

More to follow.


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